Category Archives: EgyptAir

Egyptair flies to Israel for first time, commencing a new flight route

From the Jerusalem Post:

“An Egyptair aircraft landed at Ben-Gurion Airport on Sunday (October 3) in the airline’s first-ever commercial flight to Israel.”

Read the full article:

https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/egyptair-plane-lands-in-israel-for-first-time-ever-680905

Historic Photo: Egypt Air (Kuwait Airways) Airbus A300C4-620 9K-AHI (msn 344) ORY (Christian Volpati Collection). Image: 955196.

Leased from Kuwait Airways

Copyright Photo: Egypt Air (Kuwait Airways) Airbus A300C4-620 9K-AHI (msn 344) ORY (Christian Volpati Collection). Image: 955196.

EgyptAir to resume nonstop flights between Cairo and Dusseldorf

EgyptAir's 2018 National Football Team special livery

EgyptAir has made this announcement:

EgyptAir has announced the operation of 3 weekly direct flights between Cairo and Dusseldorf as of July 2, 2021.
The airline will operate its flights to Dusseldorf using one of its Boeing 737-800 aircraft.
Top Copyright Photo: EgyptAir Boeing 737-800 WL SU-GEN (msn 63806) (Egyptian National Football Team) MUC (Arnd Wolf). Image: 941824.
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AerCap delivers the first new Airbus A320neo to EgyptAir

First Airbus A320neo for EgyptAir

AerCap Holdings N.V. today announced it has delivered a new Airbus A320neo aircraft on lease to EgyptAir, the first of a 15 A320neo Family aircraft deal with EgyptAir.

With this delivery, EgyptAir will become the first airline based in mainland Africa to operate the aircraft type.

AerCap is the world’s largest Airbus A320neo Family lessor, with 325 owned and on order.

Top Copyright Photo: EgyptAir Airbus A320-251N WL F-WWBB (SU-GFJ) (msn 9473) TLS (Eurospot). Image: 948824.

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EgyptAir leases two additional Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners from AerCap

EgyptAir Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner SU-GER (msn 38798) FRA (Marcelo F. De Biasi). Image: 946933.

AerCap Holdings N.V. and EgyptAir today announced they have executed long-term operating leases for two Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft. The aircraft are from AerCap’s order book with Boeing and the first unit is scheduled to deliver in 2021 with the second unit delivering in 2022.

In October 2017, EgyptAir placed an order with AerCap for six 787-9 aircraft, all of which were delivered to the airline in 2019.

The announcement was made during the 2019 Dubai Airshow.

AerCap is the world’s largest customer of the 787 aircraft, with a total of 117 owned and on order.

Top Copyright Photo: EgyptAir Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner SU-GER (msn 38798) FRA (Marcelo F. De Biasi). Image: 946933.

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EgyptAir takes delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner

SU-GER - EgyptAir's first 787 Dreamliner, delivered on March 27, 2019

EgyptAir on March 27, 2019 took delivery of its first Boeing 787 Dreamliner when the pictured 787-9 SU-GER departed Paine Field in Everett bound for Cairo.

Above Photo: EgyptAir.

The flag carrier has six copies on order.

The aircraft is expected to have a new business class product.

The first planned international route is likely to be from Cairo to Toronto (Pearson).

Top Copyright Photo (all others AerCap): EgyptAir Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner SU-GER (msn 38798) PAE (Nick Dean). Image: 946019.

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EgyptAir to bring the Boeing 787 to Toronto

EgyptAir has filed its first 309-seat Boeing 787 route schedule. The flag carrier is planning to bring the new type to Toronto (Pearson) on the Cairo – Toronto route starting on October 3, 2019. The Dreamliner will operate three days a week per Airline Route.

EgyptAir is expecting its first Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner in March, 2019.

AerCap and Boeing announced at the 2017 Dubai Airshow that EgyptAir will lease six Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

Image: AerCap.